William Webster Donald

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: S/17445
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Seaforth Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 8th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 22.08.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 132 to 135 & 162A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
  • Address: 2 Victoria Cres, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Ethel Gertrude Donald, 2 Victoria Cres, Dundee

  • Father:

    David Donald, 2 Victoria Cres, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Webster Donald

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. He was the son of Mr & Mrs D. Donald, 2 Victoria Crescent, Dundee.

William Webster Donald   S/17445   Seaforth Highlanders

DONALD___Previously reported missing on 22nd August 1917, now officially reported killed in action.  Pte. William Webster Donald, Seaforth Highlanders, dearly loved son of the late David Donald and Mrs Donald, 2 Victoria Crescent, Dundee, in his 20th year.

Dundee People’s Journal 10th August 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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